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  • 2 People Who Are Fed Up with Church as Usual

    By on July 13, 2016

    In the churches across America, there are many people who are sitting around in churches but they’re totally over it and just going through the motions. Two types stand out to me the most, but I don’t know if I’d say they’re the most common. These...

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  • How to Get Heavenly Momentum

    By on July 7, 2016

    There are some really amazing things that I have learned about long distance running over the past few years. We used to live up near the mountains, and so the roads that I ran on were very hilly and curvy. They’re beautiful, but they’re challenging. If I’m...

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  • Bible Stories that Crash Common Christian Gender Roles

    By on June 10, 2016

    I’ve noticed something pretty disheartening within Christian culture. I’ve noticed that there are some really unbiblical “roles” or expectations that people try to force on men and women. There seems to be this unspoken expectation that “all men are like this” and “women are like this”....

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  • 3 Common Habits that Happy People Avoid

    By on June 9, 2016

      Over the years, pastoring adults and teenagers, I’ve come across all kinds of people, and I’ve always had an intense desire to help people lead more successful and fulfilling lives. For the most part, I found that most people wanted to lead better lives and...

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  • What to do when your child is being bullied.

    By on February 13, 2016

    My oldest child has been bullied at school. Can I just be raw here and say that it feels like my heart is being ripped out every time he tells me another story of what some kid said to him at school? Sometimes I wish I could...

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  • Pastor Thou Shalt Prosper (but not too much)

    By on February 3, 2016

    Recently I saw a post on the good old Facebook where someone had commented how disgusted they were when they saw a local pastor (no it wasn’t me, lol) leaving a store with some frivolous buys and he was (if I recall correctly) getting in his luxury...

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  • The Heaviness of Favor

    By on January 28, 2016

    This is a side of favor that is not often talked about. Or at least if it is, I haven’t heard such talk. But I think it’s important to not neglect this. Favor is amazing. It’s given from the Father to believers, lavished lovingly on us,...

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  • How to thrive through the Christmas season.

    By on December 21, 2015

    1. Saying NO is sometimes necessary to maintain peace. Boundaries are biblical. Too often the Christian mindset is this: put yourself last. Other people are more important. We must sacrifice of ourselves at any cost. Mark 12:28-31 28One of the teachers of the law came and heard...

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  • The Power of Being Real

    By on November 11, 2015

    Authenticity. We hear a lot about that these days don’t we? I see a movement beginning. We have “reality shows”, which may or may not be very realistic, more people are insisting that we stop editing models pics to the point where an unattainable illusion is presented....

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  • Click here to find out if you’re called to change the world.

    By on October 17, 2015

    Have you ever daydreamed about huge, lofty, amazing things you want to do one day, but you felt they were things you could only wish on a star for? Are you reading this blog right now because you’re hoping you are destined for greatness? I want...

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